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Overhead Electric Construction Superintendent

Northwestern Energy Bozeman, MT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.



POSTING DATES:February 3, 2020 through February 13, 2020


Overhead Electric Construction Superintendent


Distribution Operations--Infrastructure

Work Location

Bozeman, MT preferred (Will consider other major town locations in Montana Service Territory)


10 ($82,100 to $131,400 DOE)

Employment Status

Regular Full-Time

Employment Physical


Drug Test


Background Check


Relocation Benefit



The Infrastructure Superintendent of Overhead Electric will provide Effective leadership Management of the internal and/or contracted engineering staff assigned to the pole replacement activities throughout the Montana Distribution System. The Superintendent will also aid in the development of capital forecasting, reporting mechanisms, business processes, contracts, and quality control to provide complete compliance with the project objective. The positions primary objective is the oversight and control of the design and construction of Overhead Electric facilities as they relate to Infrastructure and other elements as specified by the asset management group.


  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives
  • Ensures project compliance, overhead line design approval and oversight of auditable guidelines, policies, practices, organization standards and federal and state government regulations relating to design solutions (NESC and the NEC)
  • Receives guidance and oversight from Manager of Central Construction
  • Plans, directs and sets priorities with reporting staff to ensure timely task completion
  • Coordinates construction activities with local division managers to optimize internal crew use and scheduling
  • Provide proactive customer project awareness and investigates and resolves customer concerns
  • Participates in forecast and management of the capital and expenses budget with emphasis on cost optimization
  • Proficient with the use of DDS, Microsoft products, Crew Manager, Power Plan and SAP enterprise software
  • Provide training and guidance to internal staff and external contractors as required
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of an executive management project dashboard
  • Conducts quality control visits and assessments
  • Most job time is spent in office environment, with some exposure to field environment & weather
  • Occasional lifting of materials up to 30 pounds required
  • Statewide travel up to 30% and extended hours may be required


  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Applicant must have a BS degree in Engineering and a Professional Engineer's License
  • Ability to handle multiple conflicting tasks while managing stressful situations
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication and ability to develop and refine effective leadership skills
  • Must be highly organized and able to provide clear direction and expectations to reporting staff
  • This position requires a general understanding of work quality and inspection techniques


When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.


External applicants should apply online at Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at

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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.

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